Parson’s Superstorm Sandy Repair and Rehabilitation Project Wins Highest Award from ACEC New York


first_imgBusiness News Parson’s Superstorm Sandy Repair and Rehabilitation Project Wins Highest Award from ACEC New York From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 11:15 am Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Darrel Done BusinessVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Parsons is pleased to announce that the Superstorm Sandy Repair and Rehabilitation project for the Montague Tunnels in New York City—designed by Parsons—has earned an Engineering Excellence Diamond Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), New York chapter. This is the highest honor bestowed by ACEC and recognizes the most innovative engineering design projects both in New York and throughout the world.Parsons is honored that the Superstorm Sandy Repair and Rehabilitation project has received this top recognition from ACEC New York,” said Todd Wager, Parsons Group President. “The project assisted New York City in its recovery from the heavy damage caused by the storm and helped to prepare the city for the challenges of extreme weather conditions in the future.”Parsons, as part of a joint venture, designed the repair and replacement of damaged equipment to restore the Montague, Clark Street, and Canarsie subway tunnels that were flooded by Superstorm Sandy, the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. The project, completed under an accelerated schedule, also included the design of improvements to harden the tubes and associated facilities against possible Category 2 hurricane storm surges. Parsons is still providing professional services to numerous projects in New York in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.Parsons has a long history of supporting communities affected by such natural disasters as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires, and tornados, and in 2014, the corporation introduced an initiative on Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Planning that recognizes the important global impacts of these climatic events and their repercussions on human health and well-being.Parsons, celebrating 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on defense/security, industrial, and infrastructure. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com. Make a comment Business News 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Top of the News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News HerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Easy Tips To Help You Reset Your Sleep ScheduleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Fashion Trends You Should Never Try And 6 You’ll LoveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautylast_img